400 S Lane St
Ransom, IL 60470
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ransom Grade School serves 80 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Ransom Grade School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 80 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ransom Grade School's student population of 80 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
80 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Ransom Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ransom Grade School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2737 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
94%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 80 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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